Free Educational Seminars

Shepherd’s Care Foundation is excited to once again be offering our free Educational Seminars to residents, families, and friends this November. If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed about accessing more care, or planning for end-of-life, we invite you to come learn from the experts on how to go about the process as stress-free as possible. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

See the schedule for more details, or contact Wilf Golbeck  at 780-461-3760 for further information.

 Live Life Prepared: Pre-Funeral Planning

Monday, November 4,  7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Kensington Village  12603 - 135 Avenue

Tuesday, November 5, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Millwoods Campus 6620 - 28 Avenue

Taking a little time to prepare now while you can explore funeral options and flexible payment plans will reduce the stress on your family at a very difficult time. Reducing taxes, having a proper will, and estate planning are also part of the topics to be discussed.

Speaker:  Ms. Sam Mann,                                                Family Services Councillor,                                          Serenity Funeral Service

Navigating Your Way Through the Continuing Care System

Tuesday, November 12, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Southside Manor 10745 - 29 Avenue

Tuesday, November 19, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Vanguard Campus 10311 - 122 Avenue

Does the Continuing Care System in Alberta seem complex and overwhelming? In this seminar, speakers will provide clarity around the different levels of Care (Independent, Supportive, Continuing Care), the assessment process, Home Care, family dynamics,  options and support for aging at home, personal  directives, and more.

Speaker:  Lynn Haugen,                                                       Executive Director of Care,                                   Shepherd’s Care Foundation

 Will & Estate Planning Essentials

Wednesday, November 20, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Kensington Village 12603 - 135 Avenue

Thursday, November 21, 7 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.

Southside Manor  10745 - 29 Avenue

Learn more about creating your estate plan, including your Will, Power of Attorney, Personal Directive, avoiding family conflicts, and the different components of a will including the role of the executor.

Speaker:  Ms. Maya Gordon,                                          Partner, Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer